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to the gentleman from texas, mr. barton. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for one minute. mr. barton: i thank the gentleman from mississippi for yielding and thank the gentleman from georgia for presiding in an even and fair fashion. one of the arguments that's been made about the e.a.c., spreebling, -- mr. speaker, is that it's the federal election commission that ensures every american citizen's right to vote. if only that were true, mr. speaker. the national association of secretaries of state, which are the organizations in each state that oversee the elections, have called for the dissolution of the e.a.c. the committee has heard firsthand testimony from secretaries of state all across the country both in 2005 and again in 2010, the national association of secretaries of state have called for the dissolution of the e.a.c. if the organizations that are actually responsible in each state for holding the elections, mr. speaker, are asking that the federal agency that's supposed to help them should be dissolved, i think it would behoove the congress to listen to t
bachmann and texas cram cramm ron paul and mitt romney. stay with us. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? we talked about getting a diamond. but with all the thank you points i've been earning... ♪ ...i flew us to the rock i really had in mind. ♪ [ male announcer ] the citi thank you card. earn points you can use for travel on any airline, with no blackout dates. ♪ >> mike: welcome back to huckabee and our special republican presidential forum. joining us is texas governor rick perry and the first question from ken cuccinelli. >> good to see you. >> yes, sir. >> you said if elected you would issue a executive order to bloke the health care law. >> absolutely executive order and in those agencies there i a substantial amount of that bill that allowed for the agencies to put the rules in place. i am going to put people in as head of health and human services that share my philosophy that medicare, for instance needs to go back to the states a
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, there is no work. >> reporter: the dot-com boom drew them from texas to california and now the prolonged job bust is forcing them out. california unemployment rate is 11.7%. duane cannot find work and last week the bank foreclosed on his family's home. you viewed california as the land of opportunity, how do you view it now? >> personally, i feel like it's the land that we need to get out of, very fast. >> reporter: the conders are moving back to texas where unemployment is lower, 8.4%. in 2010 texas gained nearly 75,000 new residents while california lost nearly 130,000. the biggest state to state shift in the country was people leaving the golden state and heading to the lone star state. and jobs are just one reason. housing is another. this three bedroom home in los angeles recently sold for more than a million dollars. yet here in a suburb of austin, texas this four bedroom home sold for $387,000. the people who bought it, moved from california. >> we'll stay here in texas and we visit california quite a bit. >> reporter: bill moved his family and computer consulting business from california
for this texas girl so i'm from texas, saw frost on the car yesterday morning, wow, we have come a long ways. >> and the frost all over the grass, pretty widespread across the area. >> cold stuff but it is the first week in december and welcome to you. >> thanks, chuck, good to be here. >> not a texas alumni are you? >> no, i'm not a texas alumni. i have to be careful because that can be sensitive. >> it can be sensitive depending on where you spend your time and who has the mug. >> i've spent many years in texas. >> if you wear longhorns that's trouble in my world. that's all right. >> i've been told to also watch the dallas cowboy lingo around here. >> well you won't get any fights from me on that one. outside on a beautiful saturday morning, clear skies, allowed temperatures to drop off well below freezing in many spots especially out to the west of washington. in downtown we're still holding on to 37 degrees but it's 27 in mannasas, 27 culpeper, 28 in leesburg and ashburn, 35 degrees in arlington this morning, 30 degrees in waldorf and laplata. we will be 100% dry all weekend long but th
consider him to be armed and dpangerous. >> thank you, darcy. police in texas are investigating a christmas tragedy tonight. seven people were found dead inside a single apartment. it happened this morning. it happened in grapevine, texas near dallas. police say four women and three men were all shot to death. the victims range in age from 18 to 60 years old. police say it appears the victims are all related in some way. officers who responded to the scene say it is one of the most tragic incidents they have ever encountered. well this cell phone video of a deadly blaze that left five dead in connecticut early this morning. the three children and their grandparents, died after a fire ripped through their stanford home. the children any mother, a well-known advertising executive, and a family friend, got out alive. fire fighters fried several times to rescue the people inside. but the intense heat from the flames kept pushing them back. fire officials say the cause of the fire is still under investigation. gop presidential candidate newt gingrich says, not making it on to prit marthe primary
go to texas . have texas lost to take everything to santa fe, and he will deal with the demands that says the texas republican came in to the union. i have to ask if all of you have so funds, could you please turn off. thank you. this texas came into the union the debts from the texas republican. texas is demanding that the united states government bailout texas because texas is in bankruptcy. by the way, we will do this. the first federal bailout in american history is texas. i wish that somebody would teach governor perry of texas now. as he talks about secession and running for president the same time. i want to know what country. taylor would deal with these one of the time. in the senate, however, henry clay, the grand old man of american politics has a different idea. he hates taylor. he hates taylor because he thought he should have been the weak nominee in 1848. he does not understand how this of star politician who never did anything suddenly is president rather than henry clay has earned it. and his plan is to run congress and force what he calls an omnibus bill which
. coming up, texas governor rick perry, michele bachmann, ron paul and former massachusetts governor mitt romney. stay with us. ♪ >> mike: welcome back to huckabee and >> welcome back to huckabee and our special, republican presidential forum. joining us now is texas governor rick perry and the first question from ken cuccinelli. >> good morning, good to see you. >> yes. >> and you said if you were president, would you block the health care law, what is your authority to unvalidate a law passed by congress and-- >> in the agencies, also, there's a substantial amount of that bill that allowed for the agencies to put the rules in place. so, i'm going to put people in as the head of health and human services, for instance, that share my philosophy that obviously, medicaid, for instance, needs to be granted back to the states and you know, lord willing we'll get rid of that this summer with the supreme court ruling on the constitutionality issue which i think all of us have joined in that suit and thank you all for being great attorneys general from at that standpoint. it sounds like as pr
plants in the states of kansas, oklahoma, and texas. so a major part of the country will be affected by this. known as utility market h utilil force 1,100 of our factories to retrofit or close their doors. the closure of u.s. coal-fired power plants will accelerate during the next ten years because of this utility rule. the e.p.a.'s expected announcement on the utility rule comes just after this issued another rule that will cost an additional thousands of american jobs because start january 1, the e.p.a. will begin requiring utilities to reduce power plant emissions that may cause air quality complications in neighboring states. that regulation, called the cross-state air regulation rule, or caspar, will require plants to install costly technologies in exchange for minimal environmental gains. the combined economic impact of the two regulations that i've just mentioned -- the combined economic impact of that is alarming. the indiana energy association estimates that the cost of these rulers will be between $6.5 billion and $7.3 billion just in my hone stat own state of india. and wh
minnesota, mr. paulson, and the gentleman from texas, mr. dog get, will each control 20 minutes. the chair recognizes the gentleman from minnesota. mr. paulson: i ask unanimous consent that all members have 35 days which to revise and extend their remarks, including extraneous consent. i yield myself as much time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized. mr. paulson: i rise today in support of h.r. 365, legislation to extend temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through the end of this fiscal year, as well as to ensure that these funds are spent appropriately. before describing the legislation in greater detail, i note that these same provisions will already approved, the middle class tax relief and job creation act of tuesday of this week. given some of the uncertainty about some of that legislation, it makes sense to ensure that the program continues to assist families past december 31, when its current authorization expires. that's the first and most important thing that this bill will do. the tanner program has been generally success
are welcome to do so. target will inform employees at the texas store about the company's breastfeeding policy. >>> more to get to for you tonight. a massive funeral for the north korean leader, kim jong-il. thousands crowded to the capital and hear the words they have been waiting to hear. also, how a five-year-old rang up a $500 bill on his mom's iphone without even knowing her password. and a major solar storm is set to hit within days. all that is coming up, and then on "nightline." >> i'm terry moran. up next, viral internet videos , from david at the dentist to charlie bit my finger. are parents going too far? and we go to a remote nature preserve, and an attempt to restore a lost >>> king gung u.n was declared -- kim gung u.n. was declared the leader, and it started with a 21-gun salute. kim jong-un over looked the pea -- pyong square. the square was packed with mourners. >>> an internet watchdog group is suing the department of homeland security. the electronic privacy information center wants to know what the agency is doing with information it gathers on facebook and twitter and othe
in a weird places. it is snelling in texas -- it is snowing in texas. we do have some thick fog. visibility is down to 1/4 of a mile in some places. i think we will get a peak of the sun. high temperature around 59. a mixture of sun and clouds. the rain will catch up to west tonight and tomorrow. -- the rain will catch up to us. >> southbound 95 approaching the spot, we have a crash. it is off to the side. no delays. 55 miles per hour traveling southbound. eastbound 100 at ritchie highway, we have an accident. the fog will impact your morning rush. leave some extra time if you can. 12 minutes on the outer loop west side. 10 minutes to travel from the beltway down towards the 32. this is the bay bridge. fog warnings in effect at the area bridges. you can see why. much better on the west side. things get better as you make your way south. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> thank you. today could be the last day in the trial of paul schurick. he is charged with authorizing illegal robocalls during the 2010 election. >> kim dacey is live with what we could see today. good morning. >> th
of people. this was after a football game in texas. you see the effort going on there to try to stop this runaway cart. they finally did. questions this morning about why it was going on its own in the first place. >>> also, many of you need to be prepping for a major winter storm that's expected to drop up to 15 inches of snow. our reynolds wolf is all over this. he'll be along in a moment. >>> it started as shock and awe nearly nine years ago. it's ended with sand and dust on a desert highway headed into kuwait. the last convoy of u.s. troops has left iraq. watch. [ horn ] >> a much different scene from the shock and awe that we saw of nine years ago almost. the pictures from overnight, cover of darkness going through the middle of the desert. about 500 u.s. service members from ft. hood, texas, traveling. about 110 military vehicles made a five-hour nighttime trip from camp adder into kuwait. the route was cleared of any roadside bombs by the first elements of the convoy. navy, air force, and marine aircraft covered the pull-out from above. at the border crossing, cnn caught up wi
. >>> we will also see the congresswoman at the end of the forum for her final minute. coming up, texas congressman ron paul and former massachusetts governor mitt romney as we continue our very unique forum with the presidential candidates. we will be right back. >>> this is a special republican presidential forum. joining us now is congressman ron paul from texas. nice to have you. >> good to be here. >> congressman, you advocate for pure constitutionalism. given that filter, what do you think are the primary domestic responsibilities of the federal government. >> domestic responsibilities? >> protecting the borders. providing a sound economy -- a sound currency. that's in the constitution very clearly. it is a major issue. really enforcing the bill of rights. they are very specific, and that is property rights as well as freedom of speech and all of those other things. those would be the major issues. the constitution overall would be a major issue as well. >> congressman, good evening to you. in 1995, we lost 168 oklahoma anes in a domestic terrorist attack. melissa houston, my secr
of the forum for her final minute. coming up, texas congressman ron paul and former massachusetts governor mitt romney as we continue our very unique forum with the presidential candidates. we will be right back. wow! it's even bigger than i thought. welcome to progressive. do you guys insure airstreams? yep. everything from travel trailers to mega motor homes. and when your rv is covered, so is your pet. perfect. who wants a picture with flo? i do! i do! do you mind? got to make sure this is -- oh. uh... okay. everybody say "awkward." protecting your family fun. now, that's progressive. call or click today. republican presidential forum. joining us now is congressman ron paul from texas. nice to have you. >> good to be here. >> congressman, you advocate for pure constitutionalism. given that filter, what do you think are the primary domestic responsibilities of the federal government. >> domestic responsibilities? >> protecting the borders. providing a sound economy -- a sound currency. that's in the constitution very clearly. it is a major issue. really enforcing the bill of rights. they are
. and oklahoma, texas as well as kansas. this is in effect till tomorrow morning 5:00. 24 inches of new snow. most of the snow taperer off in new mexico and texas right now but it's still going through colorado and kansas. we will see some of the dangerous weather pushing over to chicago and the east coast in the next couple of days. we will keep you posted with this system. >>> a key component of the bay bridge is stringing together. caltrans is beginning to install the main cable which will suspend the eastern span. it will take television months. the cable is impressive. 2.5 feet wide and 17,000 individual wires. the cable weighs 10 pout 5 million pounds. the $6.3 billion span is on track to open in 2013. >>> tomorrow morning one of our largest toy give aways is taking place-tonight the barricades have gone up in san francisco. this is a tradition to help those in need find a gift for their children. kron 4's ruggy k shows -- reggie kumar shows us. >> reporter: 8,000 toys. all of them are for boys and girls. frock bikes to puppies that park. a basketball and a toy of their choice. all of
and wearing green pajamas and poka dots. take a look at this from the stadium in dallas, texas, a run away cart, oh, my gosh, plows over a bunch of people after a championship game. one man taken to the hospital with a leg injury and another was hurt, but not seriously. someone finally jumped on the electric cart and stopped it. those are your headlines. >> hate when that happens. >> check with rick reichmuth. i felt he was controlling with it his aye phone. >> that's scary. >> another dry day across the east, the coldest all winter, bundle up as you're heading out this morning. blizzard watches pushing for parts of the plains, that's for, i'll show you that and some severe weather threats across texas as well. and the setup today, not looking that bad. yesterday was pretty calm and a little snow across the great lakes and we'll see that again. and the counter clock wise disturbance about to change everything. a lot of people possibly travelling this week for christmas. the setup on the radar, not looking like frp right now. but throughout the day today. in across arizona and new mexico an
. this is from "the new york times" editorial. and john, independent from texas. caller: i have been unemployed for about eight and a half months, and this situation is just ridiculous. they claim the economy is better here in texas, it is a bold face life. the few jobs that are available are part time walmart-type jobs. i've got a college degree. i graduated from college 16 years ago. i am getting $828 a month in unemployment. and these republicans want you to think people are sponging? try sponging off of 829 -- $820 a month in a high-cost area. the local chamber of commerce brag about how great it is to live here in the valley. if you are making $80,000, it is reasonable cost of living. but if you are barely scraping by at 20,000, it is barely. and perry greeting somebody jobs, that is upsurged. the jobs are just not here. let me tell you this, my last job was working at the local work force office. we are the ones who are supposed to help people find jobs. i can tell you the real honest unemployment rate is much higher than what they are reporting and has been for years. it has not been --
things are going. >> reporter: then, there's texas congressman, ron paul. >> something has to change. something will change. >> reporter: who has a strong organization in iowa. and got a boost from state senator kent sorensen, an influential tea party figure. left michele bachmann's campaign to sign up for team paul. >> ron paul is in the top tier. and i'm here to help him. >> reporter: michele bachmann says that ron paul would be a dangerous president. and jon huntsman called him unelectable. sunny and dan? >> wow. definitely a war of words going on there, tahman. turning to romney now. if he wins iowa, how would that shape this whole nomination fight? >> reporter: a victory for romney in iowa would be huge. keep in mind that he has almost a 30-point lead in new hampshire, the next state to vote. and iowa voters, the caucusgoers there are very conservative. and the romney campaign would love to show he has patched up problems among conservatives in the republican party. and make it seem there's a steady drum beat to the nomination. and that romney is the inevitable nominee. >> days
female soldier was specialist britney hampton, from texas. >> i'm just proud, honestly. i'm glad it's over. a sense of relief. >> reporter: military families like hers carried the burden of this war. other americans at times preferred to ignore. hampton's father served four tours in iraq. she's finishing one. her fiance did one too. >> we're going to have christmas at our house this year. that's all i'm looking forward to, all i can think about. >> reporter: now it is over, after many are struggling with injuries, trauma, divorce and anger. today, the troops left with their spirits high. >> it is a great day for not just for me, but for everybody. all the sacrifices the united states made and over the course of the iraq war. >> reporter: a controversial war, perhaps not mission accomplished, but at least now mission complete. also, lester, after all of these years of war, the iraqis have paid a heavy price, about 150,000 iraqis killed since the conflict began. and here it is, lester, the last vehicle. and you can see where the soldiers wrote in chalk, just that, last vehicle out of
and that is bringing heavy rain in portions of ohio valleys, mississippi valley into parts of texas. good news for texas, not good news for these areas because they have received a lot of rain in the month of november. now, we are talking about 3-6 inches, locally, up to 8 inches possible. that is bringing big time concerns as far as flooding goes. flood watches and some warnings already going up for areas that are starting to see some of that flooding. here is a look at the cold front bringing rain in western parts of ohio and kentucky and tennessee and portions of texas. again this is good news for texas because they are still in that drought. oklahoma, good to see some moisture being brought into that state. as far as snow goes in the rockies, we are talking about more snow over the next 48 hours at times over a foot of it especially along some of the higher elevations. it will be cold enough for some of the snow to make it down into the valleys. this will be posing treacherous traveling conditions for these areas especially monday morning. tomorrow's temperatures, it will be cold one out t
of rainfall to july where the year-long drought in texas hit its worst month. on top of it, parched landscape. wildfires. over 4 million acres burned. $50 billion worth of losses in terms of agriculture. in august, we shifted gears to the hurricane. hurricane irene, record flooding across the northeast, eastern seaboard. killed 43. billions of dollars in damages. october, it was snow time again. the target was mainly in the northeast. killed 13 people. left 1.6 million without power. many people in connecticut, you remember this, without power for weeks, almost a month in locations. it was basically weather taking people back to the stone age. >> taking them back to their parents' house. i know a lot of folk whose moved out because they didn't have power for weeks. >> rendered helpless because of the elements, in this day and age, all of this technology, still at the mercy of mother nature. >> tempting to move back home. mom does your laundry. >> some good things. >> that's about it. why do you think 2011 was so bad? just coincidence? the trifecta of conditions, was there something else? >> f
site of the university of north texas. brand new video out of portland, oregon, police arresting nearly two dozen occupy protesters, and refused to take down tents and after it was cleared hundreds took to the streets and one of them setting up a tent on top of a two story building. president obama channels teddy roosevelt. he's go to talk to the public on a county campus the same city where roosevelt delivered a speech more than a hundred years ago, calling for a new nationalism. the current president is expected to make the class and the middle class is facing a make or break moment. imagine driving home and seeing this, a small plane making an emergency landing in the middle of the highway. it happened late last night in jacksonville, florida. the plane reportedly on the way from orlando, when the engine started to fail. fortunately, no one was hurt. those are your headlines. >> clayton: that would be a weird sight. >> dave: absolutely. all right. let's get you reich-- rick, rick some snow in my hometown, huh? a snowy colorado this weekend? >> a snowy colorado this year, a lot of sno
to bust oil town on the texas panhandle. dropped out of high school after two years and became a painter, married, had his first two children and they all waited through the years that carried the black lizard's of dust across the great plains. this was the war not topsoil of over 100,000 square miles of ravaged farmland. in november, 1933 the dust. the midwest and came back the following year burying the entire midwest again and then as far east as albany and buffalo new york. as the dust continued to blow for the rest of the decade the sky but term black and red with tongs of dust and animals and people choke to death, toddlers wander out and suffocate. and the single worst day that any of the dust bowl could remember was april 14th, 1945 palm sunday. they call it black sunday. that is when the wind of more than 80 an hour ripped the topsoil and the clafin as far away as nebraska, it dumped on the already dying town of tampa texas and woody recalled when the dust cloud hit it looked like an ocean was chomping down on a snail and the red sea was closing in on the children, he said, and
're in colorado or new mexico, even west texas. we have a ton of heavy rain this weekend that continues this morning through arkansas, tennessee, up through areas of kentucky. we're starting to see a changeover from some of that rain to snow in west texas. here is the setup. another mild morning for the eastern seaboard of i-95. another rainey morning for you from the mississippi valley, tennessee valley, up into the ohio valley. and then just bitterly cold air has escaped canada and rushing down through areas of colorado. as far as the rain/snow goes, here is the transition, from midland, you're cold enough for snow. abilene, you're getting snow. we have winter storm warnings for many areas of new mexico and it's plenty cold in albuquerque where you're watching the snowflakes fly this morning. minus 6 in denver. everywhere in white is in the negative numbers. from the northern rockies to the northern plains, it feels like the milths of winter. but the rest of the east coast feels like late or middle fall. here is your forecast for today. notice the warm air. 60s in d.c. but that rainey
. a little different story out in oklahoma and the texas panhandle. we follow this storm since monday. big snows out there. we're looking anywhere from 6 to 18 inches. the heaviest hit was extreme western oklahoma. the panhandle of oklahoma and panhandle of texas. they had blizzard warnings, shoveling snow before christmas, which is a little bit unusual. they don't average as much snow as you think. oklahoma city averages 18 inches of snow. let's talk about the satellite picture, because the storm itself isn't that impressive anymore in terms of winter precipitation. there's a little bit of mixed presip tailings in extreme north western missouri, but that's just about it. a little bit of mixed precipitation through iowa. for the most part, another rainmaker through the midwest, ohio valley, tennessee valley, and into the mid atlantic. we do have a frontal boundary draped right through, bisecting the metro area. that's still pretty nice considering it's december. it could be like 20s and 30s or 30s and 40s. temperatures 50 in bethesda. 48 in gaithersburg. 51 in arlington. 50 downtown and lo
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